Universal JavaScript Framework


Feature List

This page aims to describe the features of the HtmlArea component. Aims because there are for sure features which are missing or considered as must-have to not enter the feature list as own entry.

This page should get you a good overview of what you can expect from this HTML editing component.

End-User Features

Text Formatting

  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Underline
  • Strikethrough
  • Text Color
  • Background Color
  • Font Size
  • Font Family


  • Left
  • Center
  • Right
  • Justify


  • Unordered lists
  • Ordered lists


  • Tables
  • Images
  • Horizontal rulers
  • Hyperlink
  • HTML code

Document Wide Formatting

  • Background Image
  • Background Color

Additional Features

  • Removing format
  • Select the whole content
  • Indent / Outdent
  • Undo / Redo

Developer Features


  • Load / LoadingError and Ready
  • Current cursor context
  • Contextmenu
  • Focus / Focus out

Content Manipulation

  • Content as HTML output
  • Post-process HTML output
  • Current selected HTML
  • Reset content
  • Context Information of current focused node (e.g. to update a toolbar widget)

Advanced Paragraph-Handling

  • Keeps formatting across multiple paragraphs
  • Type of line-break adjustable (new paragraph or new line)
  • Support for Shift+Enter and Ctrl+Enter to insert single line-break

Additional Features

  • Hotkey Support
  • Set own CSS for content at startup
  • Access to content document and content body
  • Access to editable iframe element